ARTIST// PRINTMAKER// COLLABORATIVE LITHOGRAPHER
Ash Armenta is a print media artist from the Bay Area of California. They are a prospective 2022 MFA candidate at the University of Wisconsin- Madison.
In 2018 Ash opened Little Giant Collective, a member-owned cooperative print studio in Santa Cruz, Ca. Although Ash is pursuing their education goals, they are continuing active membership through grant writing and advisory roles at LGC.
Ash concluded the two year program at Tamarind Institute and received the title of Tamarind Master Printer in 2017.
The program included several collaborations with artists such as Matt Shlian, Rashaad Newsome, Nicola Lopez, and Nina Elder.
Ash enjoys printing collaboratively with artists as well as printing personal work, doing graphic design, illustration, lettering and typography, woodworking, painting outdoor murals, and anything involving handmade fine details.
They also teach studio art and art history lecture classes.